Archive for August 21st, 2015

El Salvador: Government responds to right-wing destabilization campaign

August 21, 2015

JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba

Source:  TeleSUR
August 18 2015

Special security measures, introduced after the recent public transit shutdown which was violently imposed by gangs, will be in place permanently.

Soldiers stand guard near one of the few buses that circulated in San Salvador during the transit shutdown on July 30, 2015. | Photo: AFP Soldiers stand guard near one of the few buses that circulated in San Salvador during the transit shutdown on July 30, 2015. | Photo: AFP

Special security measures to protect El Salvador’s public transit drivers and riders after gangs violently forced a transportation boycott last month will remain in place permanently, announced Tuesday.

President Sanchez Ceren President Sanchez Ceren

President Sanchez explained in a speech Tuesday that the recently implemented transportation security “is now a permanent plan that includes increased police presence in buses, stations, terminals, and also in more checkpoints on highways and roads.”

Gang-mandated transport boycott paralyzed the capital city San Salvador for four days

Salvadoran authorities increased transit security at the beginning of August after a gang-mandated transport boycott paralyzed the capital city San Salvador for four days. A…

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African students at ELAM: We are thankful to Cuba, the island represents hope for the world

August 21, 2015

JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba

Source:  Granma
Nuria Barbosa León
internet@granma.cu
August 18, 2015

“The Cuban professors teach us with love, they provide us with all their knowledge, if we have any difficulties they even stay after working hours or invite you to their homes to go over topics”

Yannick Alban Joseph, of the Central African Republic, student at ELAM 2015 Yannick Alban Joseph, of the Central African Republics is opposed to the practice of medicine as a business Photo: Nuria Barbosa León, Granma

Young Africans Yannick, Joëllevie, Lindokuhle, Thatonatsi, Darions and Abdoulaye, are grateful to Cuba for having welcomed them to the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM), which has graduated over 24,000 health professionals from 84 countries during its 16 years of existence

Yannick Alban Joseph, of the Central African Republic, is opposed to the practice of medicine as a business.

Yannick Alban Joseph, aged 24, from the Central African Republic, tells of the internal conflicts affecting his country, which prevented him from enrolling in…

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